1. UAE to Require Listed Firms to Have at Least One Woman on Board

    UAE to Require Listed Firms to Have at Least One Woman on Board

    (Bloomberg) -- The United Arab Emirates, home to Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock markets, will require at least one female director on the boards of all listed companies, as firms around the world face pressure to boost gender diversity. The move is aimed at empowering Emirati women and encouraging them to play a greater role on the boards of listed companies, the Securities and Commodities Authority said in a statement...

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    1. Quotas at this early stage might be necessary to ensure that companies do the extra effort in finding those women.
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